Gemma Family History

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Gemma Name Meaning

Italian (Tuscany and throughout the south): from the popular medieval female personal name Gemma (from gemma ‘gem’, ‘precious stone’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Gemme, Emma, Demma, Lemma, Grima, Gamma, Femia, Lemme, Emm, Gehm

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Gemma Family Origin

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Gemma Family Occupations

What did your Gemma ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gemma.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gemma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gemma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gemma census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 777 immigration records available for the last name Gemma. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 345 military records available for the last name Gemma. For the veterans among your Gemma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gemma Life Expectancy

What is the average Gemma lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gemma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gemma in 1959 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gemma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gemma ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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